Praise. “A well-crafted page-turner that addresses the most important issue of our time. It will keep you reading well into the night.”—Vince Flynn “Berenson. Alex Berenson’s debut novel of suspense, The Faithful Spy, is a sharp, explosive The first spy thriller to grapple squarely with the complexities and terrors of. The Faithful Spy. Posted on August 20, by Alex Berenson. Release Date: April 25, Published: April 25, Buy: amazon · barnesandnoble.

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He integrates historical nuances of the war, particularly the internal factions within al-Qaeda, the role of the U.

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For what or whom are spoilers. Lists with This Book. He is a man alone, and the CIA is unable to trust him. Nor is he trusted by the brilliant Al Qaeda agent to whom he has been assigned, known to him only as Omar Khadri. I will be checking out more books in the series as well. The various terrorists are also given more than a little attention. And there she was” p He is the only agent CIA has ever place in al-Qaeda. Hang in there; if you like this first book in the John Wells series, you will love the 2nd book.

Part 1 could have been a whole book all by itself. It can be terrifying. The lost virginity story has no relevance to this story, I can see no psy that it would make the male MC feel connected to the female MC and I can’t even imagine any sane 15 yo looking to lose her virginity the way this woman did.

Jen berenwon her haze” would trade “her leg so Wells would live.

His methods and his goals are repugnant. Is that why he is being sent to America? Working against internal and external adversity, berneson the right things happen even after wading through the intelligence bureaucracy.


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Allah, al Qaeda, his country? Trivia About The Faithful Spy Well, I was very fortunate to sell the movie rights to The Faithful Spy well before it was published.

He brilliantly introduces readers to John Wells, a CIA operative who has given up his family, parents, wife, and son to successfully infiltrate al Qaeda. The submarines and fighter jets of today. Khadri, still suspicious, keeps secret biologist Tarik was biologist from us too, until last moments. The result is that his CIA bosses no longer trust him while his Al Qaeda bosses do not completely trust him either.

John Wells has gone so far undercover to find information on terrorists in Afghanistan that he is actually forgotten by most of the CIA. Berenson feels like he took his time with this first story Change description 2 16 Oct 28, The twists and turns of the great attacks on the U.

The Faithful Spy (John Wells, #1) by Alex Berenson

The subject matter of terrorism is relevant and timely more so in when this book was published. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Wells returns with the suitcase but has secretly been infected with the plague by the scientist. Nonfiction, you look around the world and you tell the story as best you can.

How did you reconcile that contradiction? From then on the book sometimes breaks new ground. He’s not to be an instrument of a plot, merely a falthful, someone who starts a catastrophe he can’t stop.

How can he fight alone?

He’s got a fully fleshed existence between the pages of this taut book, quite an accomplishment. Berenson explains why he made the switch to fiction, what al Qaeda has in common with the CIA—and why Keanu Reeves is his new favorite actor. Promising debut novel for a series that has at this time increased to 11 entries.



I can’t wait to see what happens in the next in the series. Explosions happen in California. It was a little depressing to realize that humans, who walk the earth as the same time as I do, really do want to do the horrible things that are in this book, and that bummed me out.

It felt like a waste, and somewhat unreal – I mean, knowing that there is going to be a terror attack soon you don’t just let one of your agents who may have flipped to Al Qaeda just walk away. Retrieved from ” https: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The storytelling is not quite a taut as the later books I’ve berensoon but still engaging enough.

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John Wells has just barely managed to stop an operation designed to drive the United States Fiction— you have to look inside your head for the answer. Pesticide or what ever it was – the plague and the Al Qaeda scientists relationship was annoying as hell. He is a rather flawed man with a hyper-aggressiveness tbe a taste for violence that makes him much more believable.

Even if John can guess where and how, conscientious cops will flood his back with a fatal fusillade. Al Qaeda from the inside out: Buy the Audiobook Download: Now, on the orders of Omar Khadri—the malicious mastermind plotting more al Qaeda strikes on America—Wells is coming home.

His observations of America are scarily on-point and reminiscent of Andre Dubus’ in the “The House of Berensln and Fog” and the action delightfully plotted.